Revenue Mobilisation in Sub-Saharan Africa: Challenges from Globalisation I – Trade Reform

  title={Revenue Mobilisation in Sub-Saharan Africa: Challenges from Globalisation I – Trade Reform},
  author={M. Keen and M. Mansour},
  journal={Public Economics: Taxation},
  • M. Keen, M. Mansour
  • Published 2010
  • Economics
  • Public Economics: Taxation
  • This is the first of two articles evaluating the nature and extent of, and possible responses to, two of the central challenges that globalisation poses for revenue mobilisation in sub-Saharan Africa: trade liberalisation, and corporate tax competition. Both articles use a new dataset with the features needed to address these issues meaningfully: a disentangling of tariff from commodity tax revenue, and a distinction between resource-related and other revenues. This first article describes that… CONTINUE READING
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